Document Title

ms00293

Document ID

ms00293

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

4-6-1832

Date of Creation (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

April 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jones

Individual ID

ms00346

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'6"

Weight

Square; Heavy

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Full face; Small eyes

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Alexander, Mr.

Owner Home

North Carolina

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

North Carolina

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

March 1832

Contributing Institution

The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.

Metadata Coder

Branstiter, Allan

Date Metadata Coded (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 2014

Document Description

Was committed to the jail of Adams county by S. Postlethwaite, Esq. on the 26th of March, 1832, a negro boy calling himself JONES, and says he belongs to the estate of Mr. ALEXANDER of North Carolina; he is 5 feet 6 inches high, and about 25 years of age, very square and heavy made, and of remarkably dark complexion, full face and small eyes, had on roundabout and pantaloons of white Linsey, linen shirt and an old wool hat. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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